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Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in S. Florida - Palm Beach Post

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 19:49

Palm Beach Post

Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in S. Florida
Palm Beach Post
A 14-year-old boy who recently underwent surgery to remove a 10-pound tumor from his face has died, according to news reports. Emanuel Zayas developed the benign tumor while suffering from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a genetic disorder in which ...
Boy, 14, Dies After Surgery To Remove 10-Pound Tumor From FaceNBC 6 South Florida

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MDMA For PTSD Therapy Enters Final Round of Trials, Could Be Approved In US and Canada By 2021 - Newsweek

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 19:10

Newsweek

MDMA For PTSD Therapy Enters Final Round of Trials, Could Be Approved In US and Canada By 2021
Newsweek
The final round of clinical trials for MDMA assisted psychotherapy is kicking off in Vancouver, leading the way for Canada and the United States to approve the drug for therapeutic use as early as 2021. The third and final phrase of trials gets ...
Final phase of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy trials to kick off in VancouverTheSpec.com
Psychedelic-Psychotherapy-QuickFactsNational Post

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NBC's Lester Holt goes inside North Korea - WTHR

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 16:41

NBCNews.com

NBC's Lester Holt goes inside North Korea
WTHR
NEW YORK (NBC) - “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt reports from inside North Korea, as international tensions climb with the country's escalating nuclear weapons program. Holt broadcasts a rare look inside Kim Jong-un's regime just days before ...
Inside North Korea as it prepares for the OlympicsNBCNews.com

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NJ Doctor pleads guilty to fraud, selling opioid prescriptions - Philly.com

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 15:57

NJ Doctor pleads guilty to fraud, selling opioid prescriptions
Philly.com
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey doctor sold oxycodone prescriptions and defrauded Medicare out of $30,000. Jose Leyson faces up to 30 years in prison when he's sentenced April 26. The 71-year-old Long Valley resident recently ...

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Amid Flu Epidemic, More Bad News About Its Spread - Sierra Sun Times

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:50

Sierra Sun Times

Amid Flu Epidemic, More Bad News About Its Spread
Sierra Sun Times
January 21, 2018 - By Kathleen Maclay - Getting lots of sleep, drinking lots of water, sneezing into the crook of your arm and getting a vaccination no doubt will help fight back the flu. But if you don't want to get it in the first place, don't ...
Flu gets transmitted through breathing: StudyDeccan Chronicle
US scientists say flu possibly spread by breathingXinhua
Stand back, way back: Flu virus can be spread just by breathingPakistan Observer

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US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected - WJLA

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:56

WJLA

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
WJLA
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). AA. NEW YORK (AP) —. The flu season in the U.S. is getting ...
US flu season worsens, has "a lot more steam" than expectedCBS News
Flu Season Has Claimed the Lives of 30 ChildrenNewsweek
What the government shutdown means for the nation's top public health agenciesVox
whnt.com -Herald and News -California Healthline -Pamplin Media Group
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Sea Turtles Get Alternative Procedure Used to Treat Tumors - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:43

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Sea Turtles Get Alternative Procedure Used to Treat Tumors
U.S. News & World Report
An alternative procedure used to treat tumors on sea turtles has been performed at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital in partnership with the University of Florida. Jan. 21, 2018, at 6:36 a.m.. Sea Turtles Get Alternative Procedure Used to Treat ...
Researchers try alternative tumor treatment for sea turtlesWSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

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Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana - NPR

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:00

NPR

Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana
NPR
Kate Murphy felt frustrated by a lack of advice from doctors on how to use medical marijuana to mitigate side effects from her cancer treatment. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption. toggle caption. Jesse Costa/WBUR. Kate Murphy felt frustrated by a lack of ...

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When A Tattoo Means Life Or Death. Literally - NPR

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:00

NPR

When A Tattoo Means Life Or Death. Literally
NPR
The man was unconscious and alone when he arrived at University of Miami Hospital last summer. He was 70 years old and gravely ill. "Originally, we were told he was intoxicated," remembers Dr. Gregory Holt, an emergency room doctor, "but he didn't wake ...

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Boy, 12, dies from flu-like symptoms in Michigan - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 04:34

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Boy, 12, dies from flu-like symptoms in Michigan
Atlanta Journal Constitution
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. This year's U.S. flu season got off to an early start, and it's been driven by a nasty ...

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Government shutdown impacts CDC as flu season peaks - whnt.com

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 04:32

whnt.com

Government shutdown impacts CDC as flu season peaks
whnt.com
The recent government shutdown could impact the Department of Health and Human Services. People working at the CDC could potentially be furloughed until further notice. So far this year 30 children across the country have died because of the flu. "We ...
What the government shutdown means for the nation's top public health agenciesVox
In The Event Of A Government Shutdown: How It Might Affect Your HealthWhat'sUpNewp
CDC to cut back disease work in foreign countries: reportThe Hill
KEYT -U.S. News & World Report -10News -CIDRAP
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Girl, 9, unknowingly hands out THC-laced candy to classmates, school says - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 01:35

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Girl, 9, unknowingly hands out THC-laced candy to classmates, school says
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A 9-year-old girl unwittingly ate, and handed out to other classmates, THC-laced candy, school officials said. >> Read more trending news. The girl brought the candies to school last Thursday and said she could not see; another girl ate them and ...
Fifth-grader suspended after passing out marijuana gummy bears at her school, unaware of the candy's contentsmyfox8.com
US 9yo accidentally passes marijuana-laced gummy bears to classmatesNewshub
Elementary student unknowingly passes out pot edibles to schoolmatesKWCH
KRQE News 13 -WPIX 11 New York
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Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais - BBC News

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 00:52

BBC News

Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais
BBC News
Brazil's south-eastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever. At least 15 people have died there since December. Many areas, including the state capital Belo Horizonte, have been ...
Brazilian state decrees emergency over yellow fever outbreakWashington Post
WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo guestsLuxora Leader
Brazil yellow fever: WHO warns travellers to Sao PauloKaplan Herald

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Everyday items that are hindering your health - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 00:41

mindbodygreen.com

Everyday items that are hindering your health
New Zealand Herald
BPA is found in plastic water bottles, containers, and linings for tinned food and drinks. Photo / 123RF. Daily Mail. By: Anna Magee, Alexandra Thompson. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on ...
The Awesome Reason Trader Joe's Receipts Are About To Changemindbodygreen.com
Trader Joe's to Remove Controversial Chemicals From Receipts (1)The Advocate
Dealer Joe's plans to take away controversial chemical substances from its receiptsLuxora Leader

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Seven more in Georgia die as flu season stays severe - The Telegraph

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:04

The Telegraph

Seven more in Georgia die as flu season stays severe
The Telegraph
Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, Public Health officials said Friday. There were 40 hospitalizations in metro Atlanta due to influenza infection during the week of Jan ...
DR ELLIE CANNON: How to fight the flu ...and why these celebrity face masks aren't such a crazy ideaDaily Mail
WNC 'deep in the woods' of flu season as statewide death toll risesAsheville Citizen-Times
10 flu deaths in North Carolina raise death toll to 42WSOC Charlotte
Grand Forks Herald -The Daily Herald -Beaumont Enterprise -Tifton Gazette
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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes–and save Big Tobacco - wwlp.com

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:02

wwlp.com

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes–and save Big Tobacco
wwlp.com
The FDA plan is two-fold: drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are essentially non-addictive. MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer Published: January 20, 2018, 5:00 pm. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) · Click to share ...
Anti-smoking plan turns to be effective for cigarettes smokersVersion Weekly
It's scary how many cigarettes it takes for the average person to become hookedConnectstatesboro
15000 fined in a month for smoking in public placesTimes of India
The Columnist -Theafricom
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Elderly cancer patient given three months to live faces eviction from home - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:23

KRON4.com

Elderly cancer patient given three months to live faces eviction from home
New Zealand Herald
Stage four cancer patient faces eviction despite pleas to set up payments to landlord. / FOX59. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter. Share ...
Dying cancer patient faces eviction from his homeWCVB Boston
Stage 4 cancer patient facing evictionTucson News Now
Man fighting stage four cancer also forced to fight eviction from homeYahoo7 News
NBC4i.com -Fox 59
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US flu season worsens, has "a lot more steam" than expected - CBS News

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:20

CBS News

US flu season worsens, has "a lot more steam" than expected
CBS News
NEW YORK -- The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more ...
What the government shutdown means for the nation's top public health agenciesVox
Smart steps to avoid fluVictoria Advocate
US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expectedSan Antonio Express-News
California Healthline -wwlp.com -Idaho State Journal -BuzzFeed News
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More cases of deer disease in Missouri, but experts hopeful - STLtoday.com

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:02

STLtoday.com

More cases of deer disease in Missouri, but experts hopeful
STLtoday.com
Hunters Robert Sanders (left) and Mitch Busken talk about their hunts after Missouri Department of Conservation employees pulled the lymph nodes from the deer Busken shot on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The Missouri Department of Conservation is taking the ...
Colorado Parks and Wildlife study looking at chance of humans contracting deer diseaseThe Denver Post
Scientists worry brain-wasting 'zombie deer' disease could spread to humansWPXI Pittsburgh
Ohio committed to healthy deerThe Courier
witf.org -ABC27 -York Daily Record/Sunday News -Spartan Newsroom
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Catholic church taking precautions in midst of flu epidemic - KTRK-TV

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:16

KTRK-TV

Catholic church taking precautions in midst of flu epidemic
KTRK-TV
Widespread influenza across Maine has prompted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to alter some traditions to keep parishioners healthy. The diocese announced Thursday that it's suspending the sharing of consecrated wine during communion and ...
Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering MassMidland Reporter-Telegram
5 flu-related deaths reported in St. Joseph Co.; pediatric deaths up nationwideWNDU-TV
Maine bishop suspends sharing of consecrated wine in response to severe flu seasonBangor Daily News
Lewiston Sun Journal -Brinkwire (press release) -CBN News
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